Religion and Politics in EuropeSemester Course

Religion and Politics in Europe, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Political Science, Religious Studies
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Is the liaison between religion and politics a dangerous one? Religion has certainly resurfaced as a visible player in politics, public life, and international relations. This course explores the pressure on secularism and the idea that religion and politics and church and state should be kept apart in a European context.

Faculty

Michael Perlt

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Holds B.A. and M.A. in Theology from the University of Copenhagen and Pre-doctoral fellowship in cultural sociology from Yale University. His research focuses on religion & secularism, religious violence, and collective memory. His current research concerns death, cultural trauma and religious meaning making in the context of an armed conflict.